With the 2021/2022 Champions Cup season and EPCR Challenge Cup kicking off this weekend, rugby fans will have the opportunity to follow both competitions in different ways.
The Champions Cup sees 24 elite teams, including nine former European champions, compete in two 12-team groups. and RC Toulon.
While the competition will be broadcast in more than 150 countries around the world, and The broadcast platform is back for this seasonThere is no shortage of opportunities to follow up on these meetings.
BT Sport will broadcast all 48 matches from the Champions Cup group stage in the UK and Ireland, starting with Friday’s thrilling pool A game at 9pm between Northampton Saints and the 2000-winning, three-time finalist Racing 92. It will also be followed by a meeting in France on beIN SPORTS, which will broadcast all the meetings of the French clubs on the European stage.
For its part, France Télévisions will present two Champions Cup posters every weekend, such as the first-day meetings between Union Bordeaux-Bigles and Leicester Tigers (Saturday, 4:15 pm), as well as the confrontation between the stadium. Rochelais and the Glasgow Warriors (Sunday, 4:15 p.m.). The EPCR Challenge Cup will be on the program in France 4, starting with the Lyon v Gloucester rugby match (Friday, 9pm).
Channel 4 in the UK and Ireland, as well as Ireland’s Virgin Media, offer free coverage of each day’s biggest matches, which includes the opening match of Group B between Toulouse Stadium and Cardiff Rugby at 1:00pm on Saturday, as they look to defend. Heineken Champions Cup.
In addition, BT Sport will broadcast a selection of the best Challenge Cup matches, including Gloucester Rugby’s flight to Lyon on Friday at 9pm, while S4C will release its coverage on Saturday with a Pool B game from the USAP and Dragons. At Aimee Geralt’s stadium.
Broadcast coverage of the World Cup of Champions :
UK – BT Sport, Channel 4
Ireland – BT Sport, Virgin Media and Channel 4
France – beIN SPORTS & France Télévisions
Italy – Sky Italy
USA – NBC
Spain and Andorra – Telefonica
Germany, Switzerland and Austria – more than one sports TV
Africa – SuperSport
New Zealand – the sky
Pacific Islands – Digicel
Middle East, North Africa, Southeast Asia and Australia – beIN SPORTS
South America – ESPN
Caribbean – Sports Max
Portugal – Sport TV
Multi – go
The first day of the Champions Cup kicks off this weekend with some exciting matches.
– French Champions Cup (ChampionsCup_FR) December 7, 2021
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